Strategic Advisory Board

The Strategic Advisory Board of Genie Oil and Gas advises management on strategic, financial, operational and public policy matters.

Shelley Berkley
Former Member of Congress and member of House Committee on Ways and Means.

Alan K. Burnham, PhD

Chief Technology Officer, American Shale Oil, LLC. Formerly research scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Jim Courter
Vice Chairman and formerly CEO of IDT Corporation, Chairman of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission, and Member of Congress

Kevin P. Kauffman
Founder, Chairman, CEO and President of K.P. Kauffman Company, Inc., a leading independent oil and gas exploration and production Company operating in the Rocky Mountain states.

Rupert Murdoch
Founder, Chairman of the Board, and CEO of News Corporation

Wes Perry
Member of the Board of Directors, Genie Energy.  Founder and CEO of E.G.L. Resources, an energy exploration and development company

Eugene A. Renna
Former President and Chief Operating Officer of Mobil Corporation and Sr. Vice President, Exxon Mobil

Jacob Rothschild, OM, GBE
Chairman of the J. Rothschild group of companies and of RIT Capital Partners plc (RITCP).  Chairman of Five Arrows Limited.  Noted philanthropist and Chairman of the Rothschild Foundation

Allan Sass, PhD
Former President and CEO of Occidental Oil Shale, a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum

Michael Steinhardt
Principal Manager, Steinhardt Management LLC. Founder Steinhardt, Fine, Berkowitz & Co., and noted philanthropist

Harold Vinegar, PhD
Chief Technology Officer of IEI.  Adjunct Professor, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.  Formerly Chief Scientist – Royal Dutch Shell